Part 3 Chapter 23
Tommy doesn’t want Kathy to be his carer during or after his fourth donation as he realises that Ruth wanted the pair to be together in pure love and that it wouldn’t be right to continue on with one another, Kathy having to watch him slowly wither and die. He feels it is best to say goodbye whilst he still can.
Kathy leaves Tommy. She drives to Norfolk and imagines Tommy walking towards her in a field. He waves at her and she cries out in sadness, knowing that he is no longer there anymore though he lives on in her memory. She leaves Norfolk for good and decides it is best to move on to the next part of her life.
Never Let Me Go
In one of the most memorable novels of recent years, Kazuo Ishiguro imagines the lives of a group of students growing up in a darkly skewed version of contemporary England. Narrated by Kathy, now thirty-one, Never Let Me Go hauntingly dramatises her attempts to come to terms with her childhood at a seemingly idyllic school, Hailsham, and with the fate that has always awaited her and her closest friends in the wider world. A story of love, friendship and memory,